– INITIATIVES –
National Tree Week 2017 runs March 5th to 12th 2017
Tree Day 2016 takes place on Thursday, 6th October. This year’s Tetra Pak Tree Day theme is ~Tell me How to Make a Difference – Inis Dom Conas Difrĺocht a Dhéanamh ~
Commemorate an event or person by planting a tree as part of our Family Tree Scheme. Your family tree will span the human generations, giving pleasure to many.
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Tree Day 2016 was celebrated on Thursday October 6th. RTÉ’s News2Day featured a report on the importance of this day. Check it out here
From The Observer: Robin McKie Observer science editor A £1.2m project to recruit thousands of walkers and other members of the public to help save Britain’s ash trees is to be launched on Monday. The aim of the AshTag project is to use “citizen science” to pinpoint trees that are resistant to ash dieback disease. […]
On Friday 13th of May, 100 years and one day after the execution of James Connelly, a Giant Redwood was planted in his memory in the grounds of the hospital in Blanchardstown named in his honour. This is to match a somewhat older and bigger Sequoiadendron giganteum in the centre of the entrance roundabout to […]